Thambi Ramiah turns music composer

By NT Bureau Published on Jun 06, 2018 04:10 PM IST

Thambi Ramiah started his career as filmmaker and slowly established himself as character artiste and a comedian. His performance in Mynaa won him a national award for best supporting actor.

Now he is making a movie starring his son Umapathy in the lead. Interestingly, Thambi Ramiah is scoring music for the film.

Ramiah's performances in films including Saattai, Kumki and Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam won him applause.

At the peak of his career, in 2013-2014, he worked for up to four films a day, while being on location for close to 25 days a month. He has acted with Ajith and Vijay in his career. But direction is always close to his heart, he says.